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Plays DataBase Ominameshi (The Golden Lace Flowers) : PhotoStory StoryDataPhotoStory
 

An old man who guards flowers emotionally contemplates a field of golden lace.
橋岡久馬
The elderly man guides an itinerant monk over Mount Otokoyama to Iwashimizu Hachimangu Shrine.
塩津哲生、宝生欣哉
The old man recounts a story about golden lace flowers and hints at his true identity.
内田芳子
After the monk recites sutras, the ghosts of Ono no Yorikaze and his wife appear on the vast field.
中村裕、八田達弥
When they were living, Yorikaze’s wife resented him for not visiting her and threw herself in the river.
松山隆雄、梅若六郎
Recalling an old poem, Yorikaze laments that the golden lace flowers growing from the mound where his wife is buried seem to avoid him.
橋岡久馬
Understanding the sadness of his wife, Yorikaze followed her by drowning himself in the river.
観世銕之丞
He tells of a hell where swords stab him and his bones are crushed, even as he pursues the one he loves.
内田芳子
The ghost of Yorikaze wishes for Buddhahood and vanishes.
内田芳子
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